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Buttonwood Network founder Marcello Halitzer

This US tech start-up helped a maker of football helmets tap investors with new VC funding platform

A New York-based software platform that allows high growth companies to access VC funding more efficiently is gaining traction among investors.

A blockchain company that works with banks like Barclays to fight financial crimes just raised $30 million

The New York-based blockchain-analysis firm is best known for its investigation into the infamous Mt. Gox hack.
Vortexa founder Fabio Kuhn (right), uses satellite tracking in aim to disrupt the 'opaque' energy trading world.

A London tech start-up just got VC funding in aim to disrupt the archaic commodity trading world

Vortexa uses satellites, ship-tracking technology, and AI to predict and map the movements of tankers in the $7 trillion a year energy trading market.
The world of fundraising can feel opaque, but it shouldn't have to. Jeff Raider is pictured.

I cofounded Harry’s and Warby Parker. Here’s the best advice I can give you about raising money.

Jeff Raider, a cofounder of Harry's and Warby Parker, shares his comprehensive guide for raising capital. Starting a business isn't easy, so he outlines how to know whether you should raise money, what type of money you need, and the process for finding investors.
Catalog co-founders Patrick Ip and Jacobo Lumber

An ex-Googler who was part of a Noble Peace Prize-nominated project wants to reinvent the photography market

Ex-Googler Patrick Ip announced the $1.5 million seed round for his startup company Catalog on Wednesday, which was led by Moonshot Capital. Catalog connects small to medium sized brands with independent photographers.
Sequoia's Global Managing Partner Doug Leone.

The largest venture-capital fund in Silicon Valley history has raised a whopping $6 billion to take on global competitors

Sequoia Capital has raised $6 billion to take on SoftBank. It's the largest fund in Silicon Valley's history.

Kevin Durant is becoming a big-time Silicon Valley investor — here are the VCs he considers his mentors

Warriors star wing Kevin Durant talked about his personal business strategy in a recent interview with ESPN, and his "mentors" are big-name guys who most techies would kill to have dinner with.
Outreach CEO Manny Medina stumbled onto a multi-million idea when his startup was nearly bankrupt.

The CEO who raised millions with just one ‘cocky’ slide landed another $65 million — and his company is now worth half a billion dol...

The hot Seattle startup Outreach has raised another $65 million, bringing its total raised to $125 million. It's yet another moment of triumph for its CEO, a former Amazon Web Services and Microsoft exec who brought his startup back from the brink of bankruptcy before finding success.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi driving an Uber.

The 26 most valuable private tech companies in the world

Of the 30 most valuable VC-backed companies in the world, 26 of them are technology companies. Of those 26, five are in the ride-hailing industry and only four are based outside of the US or China.

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: How GDPR will impact the US health system — Digital health deals hit $1.6 B in Q1 — Ascension sells hospital, piv...

For US healthcare systems, the GDPR significantly changes the way physicians and digital health companies will approach patients and patient data.